Ray Cornelius

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012.  Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider  and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.

 

YOU’VE ASKED FOR IT AND IT’S FINALLY HERE!

I am super excited to share with all of you my very first #UPFRONT #YOUTUBE interview. It features triple threat performer Crystal Fox aka Hanna from “Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots.” The native Atlantan stopped by the #UPFRONT studios this week to talk about the popular series and what it’s really like working with Mr. Perry and Oprah Winfrey.  

 

 

Check out the new trailer for the upcoming film, “DETROIT” starring John Boyega. It opens in theaters this summer on August 4.

 

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest and most intense riots in United States history, leading to the federalization of the Michigan National Guard and the involvement of two Airborne Divisons of the United States Army. According to BlackFilm.com, DETROIT’s opening date coincides with the 50th anniversary of the riots.

 

Check out the exciting new teaser for Marvel’s “Black Panther.” It opens in theaters nationwide on February 16, 2018 and features an all-star cast including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Sterling K. Brown and Danai Gurira.

 

Relax, Relate, Release … this Friday evening at "Jazz Matters at the Wren's Nest." This jazz experience takes place every third Friday at 8 p.m. in Atlanta’s Historic West End district and features some of the city's top jazz, blues and soul music artists.

Each month, "Jazz Matters at the Wren's Nest" will feature a different style of jazz and the genres influenced by it such as Afro-Cuban & Latin, Big Band, Blues, Contemporary, Traditional, Smooth, R&B, Soul, and more. Bring your family, friends, coworkers and come equipped with blankets, food and chairs.

David Strawn

Join WCLK's Jamal Ahmad tomorrow night for "Friday Jazz at the High." June features the sounds of vocalist Faith Carmichael who blends jazz, soul, and folk to create a unique sound.  Attendees will also get a chance to see the Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, now through September 3, 2017. 

 

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